|By Business Wire||
|September 3, 2012 03:00 AM EDT||
Eurovision ( www.eurovision.net ), the leading distributor of sports and news content for the world’s top broadcast and media platforms, has deployed ATEME Kyrion CM3101 encoders and DR8400 decoders for the distribution of major sports events this summer, including the UEFA EURO 2012 championship and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
“We have worked with ATEME to bring top quality sports events to the world broadcasting community. They have proven a reliable partner in our mission to put the most prestigious sports programming exactly where broadcasters need it in a seamless, reliable and cost-effective way,” said Eurovision Director of Network Graham Warren.
“We treasure the trust that Eurovision has put in our compression systems, it is a token of their extreme reliability in both satellite and terrestrial transmission services,” commented Claude Stoffel, Business Director for Contribution at ATEME.
ATEME (www.ateme.com) is a world leading provider of MPEG-4 / H.264 and MPEG-2 bandwidth efficient compression technology. ATEME encoding solutions are deployed widely for broadcast contribution links, distribution, multi-screen live streaming, OTT and VOD applications.
Eurovision is a department of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the largest association of national broadcasters in the world. Eurovision operates a global optical fiber and satellite platform dedicated to the delivery of top sports and news events to the international broadcast and media market. A community of more than 1,000 broadcasters around the world is directly connected to the Eurovision platform.